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January 20, 2018

Luther Police Department

Oliver loses at Appeals Board

“It’s a disappointment. The whole department went against me … it’s kind of stressful it didn’t go in my favor but I have the support of citizens and my family. I’m going to put in applications and go somewhere different.” With that comment, the ten-year career of Mike Oliver with the Luther Police Department ended.

Sunday Morning Interview: stabbing update

Thanks to Luther Police Chief David Randall who replied with an update on the search for the suspect who stabbed a Luther police officer on Thursday. Read the original story here.  The interview has been lightly edited for grammar and style. LR: Can you assure the community about their safety? Chief Randall: Luther Police Department and

Police Officer Stabbed in Luther

News that an officer was stabbed in Luther put a community on edge Thursday afternoon; and news that the suspect who hurt him has not been caught keep tensions high for residents in the search area. Luther Police Chief David Randall posted a statement on Facebook just before 8pm saying the incident occurred before 2pm December

Oliver Not Fired, but on Admin Leave

He was terminated, and now he is suspended with pay. And that’s about all we know about Luther Police Department Sargeant Mike Oliver. The Town of Luther’s Facebook page posted the following notice Friday morning. It was on November 15, 2017, that Sgt. Oliver confirmed that he was brought into the police department and terminated.

Oliver fights for LPD job

Former Luther Police Sgt. Mike Oliver is fighting for his job. Dismissed from LPD on November 15, Oliver is expected to pursue an appeals process. A Special Town Meeting Tuesday, November 28, will start the appeal in motion. The agenda item calls for the naming of a review board that state law dictates must be made

Termination at LPD

He was at the Town Board meeting last night, but Wednesday morning Luther Police Sgt. Mike Oliver announced on his personal Facebook page that he was terminated by new Police Chief David Randall at 8:30 am. Sgt. Oliver had been with the department for ten years. “Due to the fact that this is a personnel matter

Road Rage on 66

A road rage incident near Highway 66 between Harrah and Pottawatomie Road just before Noon on Saturday resulted in an accident, a fight and one driver going to jail. Luther Police Sargeant Mike Oliver responded to the call around 11:45 am. He had been blocking thru traffic where the Luther Pecan Festival banner was being

Police Chief Applicants and Crunching Numbers

Four applicants for Luther Police Chief will have a second-round interview with the Town Board of Trustees, Tuesday, October 17, beginning at 6:30 pm. Three of the four final applicants were featured last week in an article in The Luther Register.  Since then, we have been able to connect with the fourth applicant, David Randall for

LPD on the paperwork hotseat

“The Board of Trustees simply wants to have the opportunity to do our due diligence in making sure each officer’s personnel files contain all required documents, and by having executive session the board as a whole will be able to speak to each officer individually to ensure that those files are accounted for, and, if there are files missing, a solution can be resolved in an efficient and transparent manner,” said Trustee Cavin.

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